Learning Support Assistant (LSA)


Based at Highcliffe Primary School part of the Lionheart Academies Trust

2 vacancies, both 32.5 hours

We are currently seeking an experienced, enthusiastic and committed Learning Support Assistants to join Highcliffe Primary School. We are delighted to offer you the opportunity to join our outstanding team from August 2021. Highcliffe Primary is based in north Leicestershire delivering EYFS, KS1 and KS2. This is a great opportunity to join a progressive and supportive employer of choice, with an unwavering commitment to continuous professional development and staff wellbeing. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. We welcome applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation

In return we can offer:

  • An excellent working environment.
  • Talented and hard-working professional colleagues who are committed to children’s success across the curriculum.
  • A supportive, friendly and caring team.


The successful candidate will work with groups of children, or 1-1, under the guidance of the class teacher, SENDCo and Senior Leadership Team to support the delivery of high quality teaching and learning to help raise standards of achievement. We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join our dedicated and talented support team. The role will also include some general lunch time supervision. Our LSA’s work flexibly in that they may sometimes work with different classes or key stages, depending on the needs of the pupils and of the school as a whole.


Essential Requirements

  • GCSE Maths and English
  • Previous experience of working with children.
  • NVQ 2 in Support Teaching and Learning, or equivalent


Salary: Grade 5, point 7

Closing date: Friday 25th June 2021

Interviews: Friday 2nd July 2021  


Please forward your completed application form to primaryhr@lionhearttrust.org.uk

Please note CV's WILL NOT be accepted.

For any queries about our vacancies please email office@highcliffeacademy.org.uk

Due to the volume of applications we receive we're unable to contact each applicant with a decision. If you don't hear from us within four weeks of the advertised closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.


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